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LIFE SCIENCES SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM 2024

New knowledge and technologies are constantly changing the landscape of life sciences and its many branches. To address the key needs of emerging talent in the field, HKLSS offers a unique life sciences/biotech internship opportunity to undergraduate and postgraduate students to explore cutting-edge research, latest technology, and the future of life sciences and biotechnology.

Selected interns will be assigned to our partner companies in Hong Kong, Shenzhen and Shanghai, including start-ups, venture capitals, NGOs, healthcare and pharmaceutical companies. They will also engage with sector specialists through networking and presentations, exploring other career directions of biotechnology and life sciences.

Duration
6 weeks
Final-round Application Deadline
15 Jan 2024
Deposit
HK$2,500
The above fee will be returned to the intern upon completion.

Frequently Asked Questions
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Applicants will receive a confirmation email from HKLSS within
5 working days.

INTERNS WILL

  • Acquire practical skills that are applicable in the workplace
  • Work with experienced researchers and biotech entrepreneurs
  • Expose to one of the following sectors: R&D, business development, biotech or healthcare investment, marketing, science communication, and project management
  • Participate in the core program, including workshops, lab visits, conversations with C-suite executives, and networking activities
  • Be given priority in applying our mentorship scheme

ELIGIBILITY

  • Senior-year undergraduate and postgraduate students, aged 18 or above, with an academic qualification in life sciences, biomedical sciences, medicine or a related discipline
  • Priority will be given to MRes, MPhil or PhD students when considering interns for R&D positions
  • Recent graduates and applicants with a non-life sciences background will be considered on a case-by-case basis

TIMELINE FOR 2024 COHORT

JUNE
1st Week
2nd Week
3rd Week
4th Week
Orientation
Opening Week Program
Weekend Talks, Workshops & Visits in Hong Kong & mainland China
Closing Ceremony
Interns' Reunion & Sharing
Internship Period (Tentative: 2 Jul - 9 Aug)
JULY
1st Week
2nd Week
3rd Week
4th Week
5th Week
AUGUST
1st Week
2nd Week
3rd Week
4th Week

Testimonials

NUMBER OF PLACES

The 2024 intake will be approximately 50 students. HKLSS reserves the right to determine the final number of interns.

For enquiries, please contact us at internship@hklss.org.